When: Wed., March 29, 7 p.m. 2017
Can we re-enact the experiences and histories of others? Are there ethical implications when affect becomes a design material? Can the performative methods currently used in human-computer interaction (HCI) design be refined and expanded using dance improvisation? These divergent questions are starting points for this talk about body-based approaches to design and HCI. Phenomenology and digital media scholar Susan Kozel will offer a somatic counterpoint to the material turn in performance and design.